NSA Found a Dangerous Windows 10 Software Flaw & Alerted Microsoft
The patch was released 2 days ago -
The bug — essentially a mistake in the computer code — affects the Windows 10 operating system, the most widely used in government and business today.
When a Windows user logs onto a website, the user’s browser checks the authenticity of the site through software provided by Microsoft. The NSA discovered an error in the software code that fails to properly check the authenticity.
A sophisticated hacker could exploit the flaw to reroute users to malicious sites, steals files, activate microphones, record keystrokes and passwords, wipe disks, install ransomware...
The Windows patch secures the problem.